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Exaltation of the Holy Cross: September 14th

Today is the feast of the “Exaltation of the Holy Cross”. It commemorates the seventh century recapture of a substantial relic of the True Cross from Persian forces who had taken it. For incites from the Church Fathers on the Cross of Christ … Continue reading

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Happy Advent

This past Sunday I sang “O come O come Emanuel” in church for the first time this year. That’s right the 40 day fast in preparation for the feast of the incarnation has begun. What, you say, are you talking … Continue reading

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